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Assistance with 300$ Budget build with AMD Athlon X2 64 4850e please

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I was originally going to be building me a sandy bridge build, however unexpected events caused my money to go for something else (car died )

My sig rig will be some part out for this rig, I am sick and fed up with this god awful crap computer of mine and I need to do something.

Current Processor - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103255 (not] original to this machine, I purchased from a OCN member)

Available PSU I own - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-030-_-Product

I will not be needing to buy a PSU or Processor, as I already have those, as listed above.

I am looking to buy a motherboard and graphics card for sure. And hopefully a decent case with my budget. As far as the memory goes, I need help deciding if keeping this "Generic" ram is ok or best to buy 4 GB online, usually isnt that much.

So pretty much, I will not be needing to buy the majority of the parts as I already have the following:

CPU
Power Supply
DVD/CD Burner
Hard Drive

Now I am not an EXTREME gamer, just a casual player here and there on my days off work, and school. Usually play TF2 (which runs surprisingly good) at low settings. Not bad for this junk onboard graphics card. I also mostly play alot of older stuff such as Diablo series, warcraft, starcraft, etc.... But have been getting into Left 4 Dead 1 and 2 which also is playable at minimum lowest settings possible on this current rig.

If anyone could make suggestions for a Motherboard/Graphics Card with a case and ram if possible under 300$ using my parts I have....LET ME KNOW!

Thanks

EDITED: Fixed Links...sorry about that
Edited by morbid_bean - 3/4/11 at 2:36pm
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The links don't work

If you don't mind the looks, here's an NZXT Gamma. Plenty of room for fans and a bit of room for cable management. $44 shipped
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811146061

Here's a bit of an older GPU but still puts out nice performance, especially at $77. On top of that, you get a lifetime warranty.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150482

Assuming your CPU is AM3, here's a nice 8+2 power phase mobo with SATA 3/USB 3. $95 shipped
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128443

The mobo doesn't support DDR2 so here's some DDR3.
The motherboard will automatically lower the speed of this RAM but that's fine because you should be able to tighten the timings to somewhere around 7-7-7-21. Also, buying DDR3 1333 at those timings is more expensive than doing it yourself. $48 shipped
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231193

Total is $264
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links are broken , if the CPU is AM2 i wouldnt recommend buying AM2 mobo and DDR2 as those cost more expensive then new AM3 and DDR3 which bring more performance .
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Yea sorry, I fixed the links...and unfortunately its an AM2...
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Originally Posted by morbid_bean View Post
Yea sorry, I fixed the links...and unfortunately its an AM2...
Ah that's fine. I should've assumed it was the CPU in the title.

In that case, I would strongly recommend you get a new CPU.
Athlon II X3 435 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103920
$72

Get this open box board from Asus instead. $64
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16813131603R

Total comes to $305 shipped.
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